Gardens

Faux Greenery Is the Way to Go

It lasts, well, a whole lot longer than the real stuff (which means no sea of pine needles littering your floor)

Green Giant

At 11,2 metres high, the 'Split-rocker' is surely the most playful and wondrous piece of artwork at Glenstone museum

Branching out: Why every garden should have a potted tree

Such features provide an architectural focal point that you can take with you to your next home

A Family Sanctuary in a Concrete Jungle

Sarah Hooper, artist and medical practitioner, gives us a peek into her charming Parkhurst garden and home

A Sensory Rose Garden Tour

Indulge in a tour of the Cape’s lush rose gardens led by Anja Taschner and other experts

A visit with the garlic guru yields advice for homegrown bulbs

Tony Sarmiento's easy-to-follow suggestions will yield a prolific and flavourful crop

Where To Order Plants Online

These are the perfect online stores to help you give your interior or outdoor garden a foliar upgrade

Sunflowers: The garden's late-summer stars

Did you know that lettuce is related to sunflowers? Get a sense of how rich the composite family is and so much more

How To Colour Your Garden

Colour-driven landscapes are harder than they look

Dahlias are back

The photogenic dahlia stages a comeback, and steals the show

Beautiful & Wild Landscapes

Forget the perfect trophy garden: Today's finest landscapes are positively wild

Plants that thrive in intense summer heat

Here’s how to grow a perennial garden that doesn’t need pampering

How To Care For Your House Plant

One of nature's most neglected creatures is the houseplant

Inspiring Kitchen Gardens

The Johannesburg Garden Club’s Open Gardens Meander will feature sites focused on sustainable gardening this year

How To Create A Shade Garden

Why the shade garden is so underrated - and how to create your own